The name may be new, but we’ve got a long history in regional Australia
We’ve been operating in Australia for almost 40 years. Our journey has seen a lot change over the years, but one thing has stayed the same: the Altora Ag story is one about finding the right opportunities, embracing possibility, and growing together.
1985 – BFB begins
The Brabin, Firman and Block (BFB) families partner to deliver quality freight, grain and fuel services. Based in Temora, servicing the Riverina region of NSW.
1999 – A joint venture
In a joint venture partnership with Cargill Australia, a new site is developed with railway access to 10,000mt silos and 120,000mt bunkers.
2010 – Expansion ahead
The business experiences a major period of expansion. Broadacre farmland is increased to more than 50,000 hectares, grain storage capability of 350,000mt, and further strengthening of the logistics fleet.
2016 – Daybreak Cropping
Daybreak Cropping is established as a national broadacre cropping business.
Over the next six years, Daybreak Cropping acquires properties across NSW, QLD, VIC and WA - expanding to a total 105,000 hectares of arable dryland cropping farmland.